Motorcycle Rider Critical Following Horror Collision In Cairns CBD

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Forensic Crash Investigators are calling on the community’s support as a young man fights for his life, following a motorbike and vehicle collision in Cairns CBD.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Bunda Street and Scott Street around 2:45pm on Tuesday afternoon after reports of a crash between a motorbike and a vehicle.

The 18-year-old female driver of the white Hyundai hatchback was taken to Cairns Hospital in a stable condition, while the 34-year-old male motorcycle rider was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police have issued a statement asking for anyone who may have seen the crash to come forward with information or dashcam footage.

Motorists are cautioned to avoid the area, with investigations continuing.

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Triple M Newsroom

6 October 2021

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